This past weekend, Familia Es Familia, a bilingual education campaign highlighting the importance of family ties when discussing LGBT issues in the Latino community, was unveiled at the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR).
Two near-simultaneous developments have left many people understandably confused about whether students in New York are protected from harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Lambda Legal recently joined five other LGBT advocacy organizations in urging a Senate panel to stop the discriminatory placement of transgender inmates and immigrant detainees in solitary confinement.
After marrying her longtime partner in New York state, Regina Hawkins-Balducci tried to add her wife’s name to the lease on her rent-stabilized apartment in Harlem. Her landlord refused, even though Hawkins-Balducci presented him with the couple’s marriage certificate.